Category Archives: The Voice Online

  • All about the jazz | The Voice Online

    All about the jazz | The Voice Online

    Image Text: SHARING KNOWLEDGE: Main, Cleveland Watkiss wants to share the music of his culture AWARD-WINNING vocalist Cleveland Watkiss MBE still remembers the day he discovered his younger sibling, acclaimed pianist and composer Trevor, had been bitten by the music bug. “I caught him in my room,” recalls Cleveland,…

  • How to banish negative thoughts

    How to banish negative thoughts

    Image Text: GOOD TO TALK: Speaking with others can help you focus and be more positive DO YOU talk yourself out of being excited and hopeful every time you feel good about yourself? Do you often start out feeling confident in yourself and your abilities, and then drop to…

  • Stab victim's story hits the screen

    Stab victim’s story hits the screen

    Image Text: INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY: A scene from Amani’s Story AMANI SIMPSON is currently on cloud nine. Over 700 people, including community figures like Neville Lawrence, and Kojo the Comedian attended the screening of his debut short film, Amani’s Story. It tells the story of how Amani,…

  • Reggae Girlz score with JN Group

    Reggae Girlz score with JN Group

    Image Text: PRESIDENT: Michael Ricketts (right) (Photo credit: Rod Leon) THE REGGAE Girlz have secured another major sponsorship agreement for their Road to France Campaign. The Jamaica National Group is now a Platinum Partner of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)-led initiative. SUPPORT JFF president Michael Ricketts has commended the…

  • Dream move to LA for Jamaica's Vassell

    Dream move to LA for Jamaica’s Vassell

    Image Text: IN DEMAND: Peter-Lee Vassell PETER-LEE Vassell is on the move from Harbour View FC in Jamaica to Los Angeles FC after being snapped up by former US national coach Bob Bradley. The 19-year-old Jamaican international is arriving on loan this year for the Major League Soccer season,…

  • Kingston student wins big | The Voice Online

    Kingston student wins big | The Voice Online

    Image Text: SUCCESS: UpReach Head of Programmes and Impact Laura Harrisson, left, presents the award to Rochelle Watson A SOCIAL work student from Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, has won a national social mobility award for her voluntary and charity work at the recent inaugural UpReach…

  • Bid now for a slice of £500k Windrush fund

    Bid now for a slice of £500k Windrush fund

    Image Text: RELIVING HISTORY: (From left) Chris Nix of London Transport, Communities Minister Lord Bourne, Paulette Simpson, Director of The Voice; Councillor Donatus Anyanwu, Lambeth Council and Siddy Holloway of Hidden London CHARITIES AND community organisations have been urged to quickly bid for a share in £500,000 worth of…

  • Husband of senior constable questioned over alleged racism

    Husband of senior constable questioned over alleged racism

    Image Text: RACIST INCIDENT: Investigations into the alleged racist incident are ongoing A FORMER policeman and husband of a senior Nottinghamshire Police officer has been investigated over alleged racial abuse. Ian Barber, husband of Rachel Barber, deputy chief constable of Nottinghamshire and its lead on hate crime, has been…